Conde Hermenegildo González DE GALICIA
(-Abt 950)
Muniadomna Díaz DE LIMA
(-Aft 968)
Conde Pelayo González DE GALICIA
(-Abt 959)
Ermensinda Gutiérrez DE GALICIA
(-Bef 942)
Conde Gonzales Menéndez DE GALICIA
Ilduara Peláez DE GALICIA
(-Bef 982)
Conde Menendo González DE GALICIA


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  • Munio Menéndez DE GALICIA
  • Gonzalo Menéndez DE GALICIA
  • Conde Ramiro Menéndez DE GALICIA
  • Conde Pelayo Menéndez DE GALICIA
  • Elvira Menéndez DE GALICIA+
  • Ilduara Menéndez DE GALICIA
  • Ildonza Menéndez DE GALICIA
  • Conde Fruela Menéndez DE GALICIA
  • Oneca Menéndez DE GALICIA

Conde Menendo González DE GALICIA

  • Died: 11 Oct 1008

  General Notes:

Compiler's 29/30/31/32 great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

"Gundissalus Menendiz" donated property from "domna Palla" by charter dated 22 Dec 981, subscribed by "…Menendo Gundisaluiz…".

Conde: Alfonso V King of León donated property to the bishop of León by charter dated 13 Oct 999 subscribed by "Menendus Gundisaluiz comes".

He succeeded his father as governor of the county of Braga. Tutor of Alfonso V King of León from 999. Ibn-Khaldun states that Alfonso V King of León succeeded under the regency of "le comte de Galice Menendo Gonzalez" but that this was disputed by "Sancho fils de Garcia, l´oncle maternel d´Alphonse", the dispute being arbitrated by "Abdalmelic fils d´Almanzor" who ordered "au juge des chrétiens [de Cordoue] Açbagh ibn --- de décider…[et il] prononça en faveur de Menendo Gonzalez". A charter dated 23 Dec 1001 records a judgment before King Alfonso V and “senatus sui domni Ermenagildi Gundisaluiz prolis” settling a dispute with the monastery of Celanova. “…Menendus dux prolis Gundisaluiz…” confirmed a charter dated 11 Jan 1002 relating to the donation of San Andrés de Congostro to the monastery of Celanova.

The Chronicon Lusitanum records that “Comes Menendus” was killed “II Non Oct” in 1046 (adjusted to 1008). Ibn-Khaldun records that "le comte de Galice Menendo Gonzalez" was killed in [17 Sep 1007/4 Sep 1008]. After his death, a charter of Alfonso V King of León dated 19 Sep 1012 names "Menendus dux Gallecie qui uigarius et anutrix meus erat". 1

  Marriage Information:

Menendo married Toda DE GALICIA, daughter of Unknown Fróilaz DE GALICIA. (Toda DE GALICIA died after 30 Jan 1018.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Menendo González.

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